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This is an old Grenadier bugbear that I started before Reapercon, and finished up last night as part of Inarahs' weekend painting binge.

 

Painted to my usual tabletop standard, mostly in between waiting for my con projects to dry.

Let me know what you think.

 

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Great work on such a reliquary of a mini!

 

That is somehow infinitely more terrifying than what Bugbears look like now. It looks like a monster that's a half a meter tall, runs run around your basement, and bite your ankles whenever you go down to do the laundry.

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Thanks very much!

 

Especially for the graphic about ankle biting and laundry; I do need to go do some of that....

 

Being so old, he's actually pretty tiny compared to Reaper's newest offerings.

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7 hours ago, Baldur8762 said:

It looks like a monster that's a half a meter tall, runs run around your basement, and bite your ankles whenever you go down to do the laundry.

Image result for Raggamoffyn

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Thanks, everyone!

 

22 hours ago, Glitterwolf said:

Looks good!

 

From the look of that shield he is a follower of the evil @Erifnogard!!!

I had that thought, too.::D:

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Ah, sweet memories!  I really enjoy this figure, and quite frankly all iterations of Bugbears that have come afterwards.  There are so many different "bugbears" that so many different artists and companies have put out.  I've always wanted to grab maybe four or five of them and paint them all at the same time.  Oh well, another well-meaning little project that will probably hang out there right next to paint the goblin rainbow.....

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Ah!  I just finished cleaning up a half dozen of these old pieces I found in my recycled lead stash.  I always liked the Grenadier take on bugbears.  Good to see one painted up.  Nice work.

 

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21 hours ago, NecroMancer said:

I love seeing old sculpts!

 

Nice paint job!!

Just got two whiz kid bugbears in post today

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18 minutes ago, londwch said:

 

Just got two whiz kid bugbears in post today

A few days ago I saw they had a male and female set and the female was a Mage or cleric or something. They looked pretty neat and I’ve got somewhere around here Reaper’s bugbear chick as well, an excellent mini!

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3 minutes ago, 72moonglum said:

A few days ago I saw they had a male and female set and the female was a Mage or cleric or something. They looked pretty neat and I’ve got somewhere around here Reaper’s bugbear chick as well, an excellent mini!

I got mine in the box upstairs, was checking out a youtube the other morning and there was a youtuber shooshie recommended and the bugbears came up. So I found a UK supplier and placed an order.

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This bugbear did turn out to be one of the AD&D licensed Grenadier minis - from blister pack 102

 

http://www.miniatures-workshop.com/lostminiswiki/index.php?title=AD%26D_-_Blister_Packs

 

It also occurred to me when looking him up that even though I suspected he was an AD&D Grenadier, up until this point I had actually never seen any of the AD&D Grenadier line.  So I think I've absorbed enough miniature arcana that it's spontaneously identifying stuff now.  This must be what it's like to be a wizard.

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